Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information and Updates

Building Department

The Building Department provides customer service to anyone in need of assistance related to planning and development projects, rental inspection services, including all administrative accountability, in addition to the inspections and guidance related to development and construction.

The staff has provided pre-development input for code requirements and other needed details to professional architects, engineers and developers for various projects. They also provide inspection support and services to the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Department to meet its program goals and requirements.

The Building Inspection Services Division handles issues and questions pertaining to code enforcement and contractor issues.

The Building Department handles the assurance of all types of construction permits.

Permits & Applications

Inspections, Fees, & Zoning

Construction Requiring a Permit: 

  • New Construction 
  • Addition(s)
  • Remodel
  • Repair
  • Interior/Partial Demolition
  • Electrical
  • Plumbing
  • HVAC
  • Swimming Pool
  • Roofing
  • Fence/Accessory Structure
  • Demolitions
  • To obtain a Construction Permit, please contact our Administrative Assistant, Rachel Hall, at: 256-231-7720.

Forms, Permits, & Guidelines

Public Service Announcements


Rachel Hall | Administrative Assistant | 256-231-7720

Jason Brown | Fire Marshal | 256-231-7650

Alan Hughes | Electrical & Rental Inspections | 256-231-7727

Lee Willis | Building Inspections Supervisor | 256-231-7724

Tana Bryant | Senior Code Enforcement Officer | 256-231-7733

Tristen Taylor | Code Enforcement Officer | 256-241-7161